In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- In Rome, state-salaried masters in each of the city districts or rioni taught poor students gratis and were allowed to charge a fee to whoever could pay.
- Sincere and heartfelt thanks were rendered to Shane who accommodated the event whilst managing another adult event in another part of the premises and also provided refreshments gratis to all and it went down a treat.
- All alcohol companies have a certain quota of the stuff that they have to give away gratis every year.
- If I ever win the lottery, I'd offer my services gratis to these fine institutions and show them how one really determines whether or not someone qualifies for coverage.
- Thus, you should be free to redistribute copies, either with or without modifications, either gratis or charging a fee for distribution, to anyone anywhere.
- By order of the governor, no less, baseball fans are riding home gratis from Yankee Stadium on the D train and the No.4 train and from Shea Stadium on the No.7 train this week.
- A gift given gratis is cherished all the more because the gifted does not have to spend money on it.
- Because the piece will not be available on the web until sometime later, we offer gratis this brief summary of the most important points.
- Distributing the goods gratis, he figured that you could make an honest wedge creating company-specific applications and customisations to run on the basic system and he was right.
- While capital has often been able to afford to hire its historians and sometimes pay them well, organised labour has more often looked to sympathetic journalists, academics, or activists to do the job gratis or for token reward.
- Every day hundreds of thousands of ‘hungry, tired and angry people’ listened to Bolshevik propaganda served up gratis on the streets of Petrograd.
- His youngish stepmother, Joyce, volunteers to baby-sit gratis in view of his straitened circumstances and her recent widowing and resultant loneliness.
- While running all over town, if not all over a state, to teach courses, they can hardly be expected to also design curricula gratis.
- Are these people not prepared to lend their services to the human race gratis?
- In general, entomologists are all too willing and eager to dispense their knowledge and practice their skills gratis.
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